4 Simple Tips for Improving Indoor Air Quality in Summer

July 14, 2023

The summer months in Fort Myers bring with them an increased risk of poor indoor air quality. The combination of higher temperatures, humidity, and high levels of allergens can make it difficult to maintain healthy air indoors. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to improve your indoor air quality. 1. Invest in an Air Purifier An air purifier can remove a broad range of airborne particles and allergens from the environment. Look for air purifiers with a HEPA filter designed to remove dust, pollen, pet dander, and other particles from the air. Additionally, be

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How Energy Efficient Are Ductless Mini-Splits?

June 20, 2023

A ductless mini-split system can be a great option for cooling and heating certain rooms or even the entire house. Energy efficiency is obviously an important factor when considering a mini-split or any other HVAC unit, and it is one area where mini-splits are far superior to virtually any other option. To help you understand just how energy-efficient mini-splits are, here is a quick overview of how they compare to other heating and cooling options. Mini-Split Heating Efficiency Mini-splits are typically two to three times more energy efficient than any other type of heating. They are

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Top Tips to Reduce Your Electric Bill in Florida

May 10, 2023

Electric bills can be a big expense in Florida, where the heat and humidity require consistent air conditioning to keep homes comfortable. Fortunately, there are many steps you can take to reduce your electric bill without sacrificing comfort. Here are some easy tips to help you save energy, money, and the environment in your Florida home. Use Ceiling Fans to Increase Air Circulation Ceiling fans can help circulate air throughout your home, reducing the need for air conditioning. They also reduce humidity levels and make it feel cooler in your home. However, you should turn off

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How to Choose the Right AC Size for Your Home

April 24, 2023

Choosing the right air conditioner for your Fort Myers, Florida, home is about far more than finding the right features, an affordable price, and a suitably high level of efficiency. It’s also about finding the correct air conditioner size. In fact, air conditioner sizing is easily the most important factor to consider when choosing cooling equipment. That’s why the best way to determine your next air conditioner’s size is by consulting a seasoned HVAC professional. Why Size Matters Air conditioner size has less to do with the physical dimensions of a cooling unit and more to

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Things to Consider When Buying an Air Purifier

March 16, 2023

In today’s world, air pollution is a major concern. Poor air quality can harm your health and make your home less comfortable. An air purifier is an effective way to ensure clean, healthy air in your home. But how do you pick the right one? Be sure to consider these 3 factors when choosing an air purifier. 1. Room Size and Air Quality Depending on the size of the room, users may require a larger unit to filter toxins from the air adequately. Also, depending on what kind of pollutants are present in their

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How to Choose an Air Purifier That’s Just Right for You

February 10, 2023

Having clear air in your home is essential to creating a safe and healthy environment. With so many air purifiers on the market, it can be difficult to decide which is best for you. Here are a few tips to help make sure the air purifier you choose is the right fit for your home. Consider the Size of Your Space When it comes to air purifiers, size matters; make sure the model you choose has enough power to clean the air in your home. If you have a large space, you may want

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The Importance of Coil Cleaning for Your HVAC System

January 18, 2023

4 Reasons to Schedule Professional Coil Cleaning Services Coil cleaning is a key part of maintaining your HVAC system. The coils are responsible for absorbing and releasing heating, and they will begin to work much less efficiently if they become dirty or filled with too much dust. Staying proactive by reaching out to an HVAC company to clean your coils is a great way to increase efficiency and help you avoid future problems. Interested in learning more? Here are a few additional reasons why you should always get your coils cleaned at least once

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3 Tips for Lowering Your Winter Heating Costs

December 20, 2022

Although the Fort Myers, FL area has a very warm climate, it can still get a bit chilly during the winter. So, if you want to keep yourself and your family cozy throughout the cold season, you may regularly depend on your heating system. However, if you have the heater running often, it can end up costing you quite a bit of money in electricity bills. Fortunately, by taking a few proactive measures, you can keep your heating unit running efficiently all winter long. 1. Schedule a Professional Tune-up At Gulf Shore Cooling, LLC, we offer comprehensive heating tune-ups

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How Long Should Your Furnace Cycle Run?

November 18, 2022

How often do you pay attention to how long your furnace cycle is running? Believe it or not, this can tell you a lot about the health of your system and give you an early indicator that something is askew. Discover how long your furnace heating cycles should run and what may cause them to run unusual lengths. Single-Stage or Two-Stage Furnaces Before we can discuss how long the normal heating cycle should last, you have to know what kind of furnace you have. There are single-stage systems, which run on high whenever it cycles on.

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Ways to Prepare Your HVAC Unit for a Hurricane

October 20, 2022

If you live in an area that is prone to hurricanes, it’s important to take steps to protect your home—including your HVAC unit. Neglecting to do so could result in serious damage that is both costly and time-consuming to repair. Luckily, there are a few simple things you can do to help keep your HVAC system in good shape before a hurricane hits. 1. Schedule a Maintenance Checkup Your HVAC unit should be serviced by a professional at least once a year. But if you live in an area that’s prone to hurricanes, you may want

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